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the pregnancy to that newspaper. >>> california labor leader cesar chavez was honored by president today. hundreds gathered in the town of keen where they planned the famous farm workers march. president obama painted a picture of a post war nation where most were thriving, but some were disenfranchised and invisible to the rest of the nation. >> no one seemed to care about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. bent down in the beating sun, living in poverty, cheated by growers, abandoned in old age, unable to demand even the most basic rights. but cesar cared. >> chavez, who died in 1993 is buried on the site where the monument was dedicated. today's action designates more than 100 acres of the property as a national monument. >>> how about this? a group of native american swimmers took the cold plunge today. they dove off alcatraz at about 7:00 this morning for 1.2 mile swim to the san francisco shore. the swim is part of a year-long program meant to encourage healthy eating and fitness among tribes nationwide. if that water was just 20 degrees warmer, that would be
cesar chavez. we have reports of flooding in the right lane. seeing yellow on our sensors so traffic is slow through that area.northbound 280 at serramonte, injury accident slowing you down around there. checking your drive time through the peninsula, again northbound 10192 to the 80 split looking good so far. 280 not showing any delays. that can change though because that accident serramonte in daly city and 92 not too bad, san mateo bridge also checking in problem-free. 880 southbound side headlights going towards hayward. we are seeing extra volume. northbound a couple of accidents, one at 7th, one at broadway. looks like they are wrapping up but slow towards the maze there. and southbound 101 golden gate bridge, through marin, looks like traffic moving okay. but slick surfaces a little busy into san francisco. and so far so good in the south bay. outside of some slight delays northbound 101 through san jose, we are not seeing really any trouble spots through san jose also 280 looking good. that's a look at traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a fatal shark attack claimed
leader cesar chavez being made a national monument. the president will arrive then at sfo around 1:40 in afternoon on air force one. he has a private fundraising dinner here in san francisco. then a public concert and rally at the bill graham civic auditorium. the president will spend the night in san francisco before taking off. >>> on the gop side mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech today. necessary virginia. romney is expected to say it's time for america to change course in the middle east and accused president obama of passive leadership around the world. >> when i'm president, i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney is calling for the united states to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. a month to go before election day, national polls showing the race at the white house is getting tighter. >>> california is the most expensive place for gas in the country and the governor is taking action to drive down the cos
bakersfield where the home of farm labor leader cesar chavez is being made a national monument. the president will arrive at sfo about 1:40 this afternoon. he has a private fundraising dinner in san francisco then a public concert and rally at bill graham civic auditorium. the president had spend the night in san francisco. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney will deliver a speech in virginia calling for the u.s. to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. with a month to go to the election national polls show the race for the white house is tightening. >>> right now california is the most expensive place for gas in the nation. and this morning our governor jerry brown is taking action all in an effort to drive down some of the costs. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran reports on the governor's idea to ease record high prices. >> reporter: good morning. the governor is asking state regulators to release a less expensive blend but experts say even with that move we won't see prices drop right away. this winter blend comes out on
will announce the establishment of a national monument to honor cesar chavez. shortly after he arrives intown, the -- in town, he will be holding a fund-raiser here at the intercontinental hotel and then following that, around 5:00, will be the dinner at the bill graham auder toial. this is expected to to bring in about $4 million while he's in town. alex savidge. >>> happening right now, republican presidential nominee mitt romney -- is just about to deliver a foreign policy speech. you are looking at a live picture from lexington, virginia. that's the governor of virginia speaking right now. >>> get rae yesterday -- get ready pay even more if you plan to fill up your car. the prices at the pump went up again overnight. but some relief may be underway. matt keller is in our newsroom with more on how top political leaders are stepping in to help. >> reporter: dianne feinstein has called for a federal investigation into the gas prices here in california because she doesn't think that the prices are related to spry and diamond. this is the second time in the last few months, senator feinstein h
honoring the late labor leader cesar chavez and starting today, it will span 120 acres and include his home and memorial garden grave site. >>> california vote remembers already casting their ballots for next month's election -- voters already are casting ballots for next month. starting this year there will be new instructions sent out with every mail-in ballot. >> you would hate to have the vote canceled if you didn't sign it. >> right. >>> frightening moments for a 7th grade class. we'll tell you about a gun that was discharged and who is responsible. >>> it is beginning to look a lot like christmas. the pack from knee man car must -- mar -- the book from neiman marcus comes out today. >>> a gun went off at martin bureen school, they are responsible for the fun going off. the boys were arrested and face charges. the police say the 11-year-old brought the gun to the classroom, handed it to the 12- year-old who tried to -- who tried to hide it in his pocket, setting off a shot when a bullet hit the ground. nobody was hurt. >>> here we go! >> wow! big numbers there. that star's pumpkin, 177
to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument near bakersfield. he'll arrive in san francisco in the afternoon for a fund-raising concert with john legend, plus a $20,000 a plate dinner. 49ers quarterback alex smith is expected to attend. >>> still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral-rich state of florida this weekend. he and his wife ann were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg yesterday. he told the crowd that president obama failed to discuss his jobs initiative during the debate. >> he got a chance to explain his jobs program, how he'll create new jobs in america. did you hear what he to say? i didn't either. >> after that event, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures with customers at a cuban restaurant in tampa, the same city where he accepted the republican presidential nomination. >>> well, activists had a little fun with mitt romney's big bird comment at the debate the other night. they staged a mock fight between mitt romney and big bird y
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